Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Hand Protection

Nitrile Gloves goes Natural with COATS®

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

Nitrile goes Natural with COATS® For those of us who suffered the plight of chicken pox during childhood, we were probably treated with a soothing oatmeal bath. Back in the day, an oatmeal bath could provide serious relief from irritated and itchy skin. Today the soothing power of oatmeal is making a comeback in a brand new revolutionary Nitrile glove. What is COATS®? COATS® is a new, revolutionary glove coating technology. It is an acronym that stands for "Colloidal Oatmeal System". The technology that COATS® created is patented and recognized by the FDA as a skin protectant. Not only do...

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What You Need To Know About Nitrile Gloves

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

Question? We have an employee who is allergic to latex and blue #2 dye. We are using the purple nitric gloves and she is starting to have a reaction, so I was wondering if they use blue # 2 dye in the coloring of the gloves?

Most of these gloves do have blue dye's in them or dye's in general. Their are nitrile gloves that are dye free in the marketplace. 

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Cut Resistant Gloves: What Materials Are Cut Resistant Gloves Made of:

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

With over 100,000 workers suffering from hand injuries each year, each of who require an average of six days away from work to recover, it is essential for employers to obtain the appropriate protection found in cut proof and/or puncture resistant gloves. Injuries caused from inferior work gloves or lack there of, account for a loss of productivity in the work place, which means less money in the company’s pocket. When it comes to choosing the right glove for the job, there are many options from which to choose. Whether you are looking for puncture proof or cut resistant work...

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Cut Resistant Gloves made from Dyneema Fiber

Posted by Michael Giannini on

Believe it or not, Dyneema is the world strongest fiber! It is classified as a high-performance polyethylene.  While Dyneema doesn't hold up to friction heat very well, the fiber is as good as they come. Body armour, vehicle armour, Dyneema fiber in cut resistant gloves, the application and uses goes on and on.  Resistance to most chemicals Low density Invisible to ultra-violet light sources and thermal imaging devices Floats on water Smooth to the touch Fire resistant and self-extinguishing Can withstand extreme cold and hot temperatures The Great White 3GX 19-D322 glove is just a awesome example of how Dyneema light weight,...

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